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Recorded conversations presented at Malcolm Smith trial
News Queens Courier Staff 6/10/2014 at 11:35AM

State Sen. Malcolm Smith secretly agreed with undercover federal agents that fellow politicians could be persuaded through certain incentives to help him attain his political goals, The New York Times reported following courtroom testimony on Monday.

Malcolm Smith corruption trial begins
Malcolm Smith corruption trial begins
News Queens Courier Staff 6/05/2014 at 11:24AM

Opening statements began in the corruption trial against state Sen. Malcolm Smith Wednesday who is accused of trying to bribe his way onto the Republican ballot for New York City mayor.

Fast food for thought
Politics From Here Victor G. Mimoni 5/01/2014 at 10:46AM

In one of the most widely broken “exclusive” stories of the year, Leroy Comrie will challenge embattled state Senator Malcolm Smith in the Democratic primary election in September. Comrie, former Queens delegation leader in the City Council, attorney Munir Avery, Navy veteran Bernadette Semple and Clyde Vanel, also an attorney, are in the contest with [...]

Tipping points
Politics From Here Victor G. Mimoni 4/24/2014 at 3:06PM

Now that the Empire State has raised the minimum wage to $8 an hour, Governor Cuomo is being accused of dragging his feet when it comes to a minimum wage increase and other labor protections for people who work for tips. Albany raised minimum to $8 as of last December 31 — it goes to [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/08/2014 at 7:24AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Tuesday: Becoming partly cloudy after some morning light rain. Fog early. High 66. Winds SW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy skies. Low 41. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.

Politics springing ahead
Politics From Here Victor G. Mimoni 3/28/2014 at 1:12PM

Recent raw temperatures are threatening to send March out like a polar bear rather than a lamb, but things are springing up all over the political landscape. Another political neophyte has stepped up to challenge embattled State Senator Malcolm Smith for his 14th District seat, according to the Board of Elections (BOE). Bernadette Semple, who [...]